How can services invest in Professional Learning to maximise the learning for their team and improvements in outcomes for children and families?
This is a creative, fun and thought provoking session to explore your beliefs and values in order to be able to set a clear vision for your service and team. (new session)
Through developing your staff’s reflective capacity and their skills in pedagogical conversations you can work towards a team that is collaborative and professional. (new session)
Come along and enjoy a breakfast with your colleagues to explore and discuss the new Educational Leader Resource (ACECQA 2019). (new session)
‘Becoming’ a new director is exciting and challenging. We can set you off on a successful journey and ensure you have access to the tools and information needed.
Learn about the practice of critical reflection, discuss the unique aspects of working with children in the birth – two age group
Are you looking for new ideas about how to actively promote the learning for infants in your centre? This fun and practical session will get you started on your way. (new session)
Explore the possibilities of, and the barriers to maximising the contribution an Early Childhood Teacher can have in a Long Day Care service. (new session)
The Marte Meo approach uses plain language and accessible steps to help educators to develop skills to support children’s learning and development.
Come and learn about emergent curriculum through exploring a project in action in a three – school aged learning environment. (new session)
This session unpacks the meaning of the Exceeding themes and will assist leaders to plan strategies to ensure the best outcome for their own site. (new session)
Join us as we consider what we know, and what we don’t, of the history of Australia. Engage in critical reflection in understanding how we can walk and work together (new session)
Learn how to set up systems to ensure you are meeting your service obligations for HR compliance with the NQF and leave with a spreadsheet ready to customise. (new session)
Learn about the protocols for documentation of learning and record keeping requirements and responsibilities, plus how to write succinct and accurate notes. (new session)
This is a chance to join two of our most popular culturally-focussed sessions, combined in a day of reflection and learning.
Spend the day learning simple marketing and digital marketing principles and techniques to develop a marketing plan that supports your service viability! (new session)
Come and find out how building a professional learning community can make a difference for your team to ensure ongoing learning! (new session)
Learn how to create authentic nature-based activies to enrich your program and empower children in your care with nature play know-how.
Are you a new team leader or assistant team leader in the sector? If so, then this session is for you! (new session)
Explore up to 6 different leadership styles, and then work out what it might look like when you apply each style when working with staff. (new session - based on Masters research)
Special guest presenter, Uncle Ivan Tiwi-Copley, Peramangk and Kaurna Elder
How a team functions is dependent on both of these important factors. Come and find out how to ensure things get prioritised and actioned and ban the excuses! (new session)
Come and hear about our recent research which highlighted educators perspectives on risk and the instinctive risk management techniques children have. (new session)
Utilising the principle of reflective practice, this session will inspire and motivate you in your work to support children to make sense of their behaviour (new evening session)
Join Dr Kaye Colmer to explore the essential capabilities required for directors and team leaders to work collaboratively (new session - based on PhD research)
One of the most powerful ways to foster critical reflection and change is through the provision of time for professional conversations and dialogue. (new session)
Come and hear about ways in our practice, to authentically seek and listen to the perspectives of children. (new session)
How do we ensure that we are planning effectively for infants and toddlers to support their wellbeing and development as well as document it? (new session)
Are there children in your service who you worry might need more from you but you are not sure what this looks like? If so, join this two day session that will fill in the gaps.
Are you responsible for managing finances in your service? Are you unsure about your responsibilities or where to seek help?
This session, presented by speech pathologist, Claudia Bellardino, has been specifically developed for educators to better understand the ‘why’ and ‘how’ of visuals. (new session)
Explore bush tucker foods and flavours at Niina Marni Cafe and discover their source through a guided bush tucker walk with guest presenter Nadia Matko! (for educators and cooks)
Find out how to make the most of time, how to recognise what gets in the way of being productive and how to work smarter within the demands on you. (new session)
Come along to celebrate this milestone in quality improvement for Australian education and care with us. (new session)
Find out how you can use resource 'Pedagogical Documentation: A South Australian Perspective' to support your team to inform your practice in rich and meaningful ways (new session)
Come and join Torres Strait Islander, Elder Uncle Eddie Peters, for an insight into Torres Strait Islander culture through an exploration of dance, history and language. (new)
Occupational therapist and psychologist Brianna Gourley, explores what it is like to live with autism and neurodiversity and consider implications for your setting. (new session)
This session is for ECTs and Directors and is aimed at providing an overview of how to navigate the transition from provisional to full teachers registration. (new session)
In this popular session we will unpack and articulate the purpose of observations, gain insight into the when, how and what to notice and write about children.
Come and learn about how your Reconciliation Action Plan and QIP can inform each other in order to create improved outcomes for ALL children.
How do you lead your team in professional learning? Discover resources and packages that you can use to build your confidence in leading the learning in your team. (new session)
Come and hear wonderful insights and learning from the South Australian Collaborative Childhood Birth-3 Project research. (new session)
Utilising the principle of reflective practice, this session will inspire and motivate you in your work to support children to make sense of their behaviour.
Did you know that as a leader you have amazing influence whether you are aware of it or not? Join Dr Kaye Colmer in this new leadership session based on her recent PhD research.
Back due to popular demand! This jam packed day will provide opportunities to engage in some hands on fun, exploring aspects of sustainability and nature play.
This session is perfect for you if you have recently started OR completed your Reconciliation journey. With guest presenter Shona Reid, Executive Director, Reconciliation Australia
Learn about the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. Explore opportunities to authentically engage with Aboriginal culture and communities within your service.